Naperville, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: I am 16 years old and got a 26-34 over ticket in Illinois. How can I get this off my record? I have a clean record.

Speed limit was 35 on a 4 lane road in naperville, I was going about 59-60 I have a heads up display so I can always see my speed. Officer said I was going 66 mph which wasn’t even true. Gave me a court date. I see online that this is a class B misdemeanor, how can I get out of this ticket??

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Theodore J. Harvatin
Theodore J. Harvatin
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Springfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You need court supervision and a good lawyer.

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Brandon K. Davis
Brandon K. Davis
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Northfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Because it is a criminal offense (class b misdemeanor) you should contact an attorney. It is very possible to keep this off of your public record if handled properly. Due to your age, a parent or legal guardian will also need to be present in court.

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Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You and your parents need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with this matter. As you have already mentioned, this is a Class B Misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to a $1,500.00 fine not including mandatory assessments. Most attorney will try to have this ticket amended to a Petty Offense, but they will need time to work on your case, so hire an attorney now. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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